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What to See, Do and Eat When Visiting Cancun, Mexico for the First Time

What to See, Do and Eat When Visiting Cancun, Mexico for the First Time
June 30
10:18 2016

Mexico is a one of the most beautiful places to discover some of the world’s most breathtaking history, beautiful shores and amazing hotels – especially in and around Cancun. There are so many more reasons to visit Cancun and it’s the perfect destination to explore if you’re looking to experience a little luxury that’ll leave you feeling pampered and rested.

Take a look at some of the best things to do whilst on your trip below:

What to see, do and eat in when visiting MexicoStay and Party Classy

Cancun is all about luxurious hotels – there are many reasons why visitors head here again and again. When deciding on your hotel, make sure to take into account the amenities and offerings that make the hotel unique.

The Breathless Hotel in Cancun offers 5 star luxury and lobster lunches alongside late night partying that’ll keep you going until the wee hours of the morning.

Make sure to take advantage of the room service and their mind-boggling array of tequila, all included in your price!

 Discover Chichen Itza

Discover one of the world’s most incredible historical sites, Chichen Itza – only a few hours from Cancun itself and filled with Mayan ruins, one of Mexico’s most prolific civilizations.

Take a tour of Chichen Itza and discover the beauty of the whole site whilst learning all about their culture.

What to see, do and eat in when visiting MexicoTake a Dip in a Cenote

Due to the large amounts of limestone, very deep and underground lakes have formed, perfect for bathing in the crystal clear waters that fill them up. Head to a cenote to swim with the fresh water fish and take a shower under the waterfalls that’ll leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated for your day ahead!

Try Some Tequila

Tequila is kind of a big deal in Mexico. Avoid the gimmicky bottles with scorpions and worms inside and go for a locally produced agave bottle. If you’re unsure, make sure to check with an expert or visit one of the distilleries directly… many are open to the public and welcome guests on a daily basis.

Discover a Local Town

There’s lots to do when visiting Mexico, including visiting one of the many local towns – head off the beaten track and discover some of the pretty streets, beautiful craft stores and Spanish heritage that has influenced many local towns in this region.

What to see, do and eat in when visiting MexicoEat Mexican

No trip to Mexico is complete without eating a great deal of delicious Mexican food. Make sure you tantalise your taste buds with some local Enchiladas, Tostadas and Tamales.

Visit Tulum

Tulum is one of Mexico’s most Iconic Mayan ruins; head into the historical site that overlooks the Caribbean Sea and discover the beautiful architecture that was built during a time before European settlers headed to this beautiful region.

Don’t forget to pack some sunscreen and watch out for the many iguanas that will walk alongside you – but don’t worry, they’re friendly!

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We are Lloyd & Yaya from Hand Luggage Only - We set up our site to connect with fellow explorers so that we can all get the most out of our travel experiences! We want to make inspirational travel posts that are accessible for everyone, whether; you are on an action-packed gap year, planning your log cabin ski-trip, taking a blissful honeymoon, or even daring to climbing Mt Fuji! We want to help you find the very best travel that is right for YOU! We hope to bring out your travel lust with experiences, food and places that we share with our friends! No place is too far, no chocolate cake too big, no dream too unreachable... our aim is to get out there and experience the very best the world has to offer... now, where is that spoon! :-)


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